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HEART HEALTH: Many medical test expose patients to radiation Video included

Radiation is something that we all want to avoid. But, it's something that's necessary in some medical tests. More>>

HEART HEALTH: Can blood pressure medications cause weight gain? Video included

From medications, to man's best friend, viewers have a lot of questions about the health of their hearts. More>>

HEART HEALTH: Heart problems in younger patients Video included

Heart disease can affect anyone even though we usually associate it with older adults. But, young people are at risk, as well. More>>

HEART HEALTH: What's the "widowmaker"? Video included

You hear the expression of the "widowmaker" heart attack. What is the widowmaker? More>>

HEART HEALTH: Heart patients have several surgical options

Surgery on your heart can range from simple, to sophisticated. More>>

Heart Health: Stress test differences between men and women

A stress test is designed to get your heart pumping so doctors can check to make sure it's working the way it should. But, the experience can be different for men and women.  KTIV's Kristie VerMulm stepped on the treadmill to find out. More>>

Heart Health: Breen undergoes cardiac stress test

For folks facing a family history of heart disease, there's one test that could save your life. A cardiac "stress test". More>>

Heart Health: What causes heart murmurs and the long term effects

Heart murmurs, and leaky valves.  Both are problems that a cardiac stress test can detect. But, why do they happen? Bad genetics? Bad lifestyle? More>>

Heart Health: Blood thinners and blood clots

Blood thinners have been around for a long time. Without them, our blood's ability to clot can sometimes work against us. More>>

Heart Health: High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a pretty common condition. But, it's still something you need to talk to your doctor about. More>>

HEART HEALTH: Viewer questions answered Video included

We've opened up the "Heart Health" mail bag, again, to answer your questions. More>>

Heart Health: Your heart and cancer

The health of your heart can be affected by any number of medical conditions, including cancer.That's the focus of Wednesday's edition of "Heart Health" with Dr. Ramin Artang from Mercy Cardiology. More>>

HEART HEALTH: Dr. Artang answers viewer questions

Heart burn, or heart attack? Sometimes it can be hard to tell. More>>

HEART HEALTH: Breen's sleep apnea test results

"Sleep apnea" is a disorder that can not only cost you a good night's sleep, it can also cost you your health. More>>

HEART HEALTH: New Year's resolutions

Have you made your News Year's resolution? Some of you have. And, many more of you will. It could impact your heart. More>>

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  • About Dr. Ramin Artang

    About Dr. Ramin Artang

    Dr. Artang graduated from the University of Copenhagen School of Medicine in 1994 after which he served a year in the Royal Danish Army prior to starting his clinical work and PhD research studies on cardiovascularMore >>
    Dr. Artang graduated from the University of Copenhagen School of Medicine in 1994 after which he served a year in the Royal Danish Army prior to starting his clinical work and PhD research studies on cardiovascular disease and pathophysiology of blood clot formation.More >>
  • About Dr. Mir Rauf Subla

    About Dr. Mir Rauf Subla

    Dr. Mir Rauf Subla is an Interventional Cardiologist at Mercy Cardiology.  Dr. Subla comes to Mercy from the Mayo Clinic system where he has served in various capacities.More >>
    Dr. Mir Rauf Subla is an Interventional Cardiologist at Mercy Cardiology.  Dr. Subla comes to Mercy from the Mayo Clinic system where he has served in various capacities including his most recent role as a consultant in critical care at the Mayo Clinic sites in both Rochester and Mankato, Minnesota.More >>
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  • Heart benefits from cutting back on salt?

    Heart benefits from cutting back on salt?

    Heart Benefits From Cutting Back on Salt? Study Shows Reducing Salt Lowers Blood Pressure; Evidence Inconclusive on Preventing Heart Disease July 6, 2011 -- Reducing salt intake in the diet producesMore >>
    Study Shows Reducing Salt Lowers Blood Pressure; Evidence Inconclusive on Preventing Heart DiseaseMore >>
  • Smoking and heart disease

    Smoking and heart disease

    Smoking and Heart Disease Smoking And Your Health Most people associate cigarette smoking with breathing problems and lung cancer. But smoking is also a major cause of cardiovascular (heart and bloodMore >>
    Most people associate cigarette smoking with breathing problems and lung cancer. But smoking is also a major cause of cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) disease.More >>
  • What is heart health and why is it important?

    What is heart health and why is it important?

    We at Mercy Cardiology and KTIV are very excited to start these series on heart health. The main purpose of these series is to inform the audience about heart health since we believe that people with heartMore >>
    We at Mercy Cardiology and KTIV are very excited to start these series on heart health. The main purpose of these series is to inform the audience about heart health since we believe that people with heart condition and their loved ones will have better outcome and adherence to the recommended treatment if they have a better understanding and knowledge of their conditionMore >>

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